Naveen Polishetty Biography- An ‘honest’ Engineer turns into the ‘Chhichhora’ of the Bollywood!
Family Background of Naveen Polishetty:
Naveen Polishetty was born on December 27, 1989, in Hyderabad, India.
His father P Rajkumar is a Pharmaceutical Businessman and an active politician. His mother, Manjula Polishetty, is a former Bank Employer.
He completed his Graduation in Civil Engineering from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal.
From a very young age, he used to perform in plays at his school functions. He first performed an act when he was in the third standard.
He was assured to become an actor by the time he was in high-school. But, as his father told him to first complete his studies before doing any kind of experiments with his life, he cleared the exam for NIT, Bhopal.
He chose Mechanical Engineering as his subject-course, but soon after completing his 1st year in Mechanical Engineering, he slid into Civil Engineering.
Thereafter, he started a theatre-cum-club along with his friends, where they used to perform acts and plays. But, after lacking a number of audiences in the theatre, the group started a Band. A Band of Boys. No! Not that one. So the Band started performing English songs. Unfortunately, the numbers of English song-lovers are even less than that of art-lovers in his college, so they switched the lyrics to Hindi and continued their shows.
Soon after completing his graduation, Naveen got a job. Within a month, he was posted in London, where he worked for a Telecom company.
Later, he quit the job for his real passion i.e acting, and moved back to Mumbai. And the interesting part is that Naveen lied to his parents, that he was on vacation and will be back to his work. So he started attending various acting classes and plays and from there the struggle of actor Polishetty started.
Naveen Polishetty Biography:
|Naveen Polishetty's Profile|
|Full Name||Naveen Polishetty|
|Date of Birth||December 27, 1989|
|Age||31 years (in 2021)|
|Birth Place||Hyderabad, India|
|College||Maulana Azad National Institute Technology (N.I.T), Bhopal|
|Family & Relationships|
|Siblings||1 Brother & 1 Sister|
|Profession||Actor, Writer, Comedian|
|Telugu Movie (Debut)||Life is Beautiful|
|Telugu Movie Debut (as lead role)||Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya (2019)|
|Bollywood Debut||Chhichhore (2019)|
Naveen Polishetty Movies Career:
Polishetty got his first break in the Telugu movie named Life is Beautiful in 2012. In the movie, Naveen played the role of Rakesh, an upper-middle-class guy also the gang leader of his area. He featured in another Telugu movie D for Dopidi in 2013.
In January 2014, he appeared in another Telugu movie, 1: Nenokkadine along with Mahesh Babu and Kriti Sanon. It was also Kriti’s debut Telugu film.
Polishetty – An Actor, Writer & The Detective:
In an interview, Polishetty revealed that Mr. Swaroop RSJ (Director) messaged him on Facebook and narrated a story. Later, they both worked on the script for 8 months and came up with a comedy thriller Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya movie.
The movie was released on June 21, 2019, in the Telugu language. The movie is directed by Swaroop, the co-writer of the movie along with Naveen, the main lead of Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya. He played a Detective in the movie in which her assistant Shruti Sharma (as Sneha) helped him to solve the cases.
The film got some positive reviews from critics, but more than that Naveen’s performance was the catch of every eye. People applauded his acting & writing skills along with his phenomenal comic timing.
After appearing in several Telugu movies, Naveen made his debut in Bollywood from Chhichhore (2019). He played the role of Acid in the movie. The movie was full of stars with the likes of Shraddha Kapoor, Varun, Late Sushant Singh Rajput, Prateik Babbar, and many more.
His latest movie is Jathi Ratnalu, a Telugu comedy-drama film.
Polishetty made his TV debut with 24, the Hindi version of the American-based TV series (24) which broadcast on Colors TV. He shared the screen with Anil Kapoor in the second season of the series as Kush Sawant. He played the role of a Maharashtrian guy in the series who somehow gets in touch with an ‘acid’ attack.
The fun fact is – both his Bollywood debut and TV debut has an ‘acid’ connection.
In 2017, he made a guest appearance in the French TV series Fais pas ci, Fais pas ça. He appeared in two of the episodes as Rushik Sanghvi.
Polishetty played the character of Raghu in Chinese Bhasad who falls in love with a Chinese girl and brings her to meet his family so that he can marry her. The show got aired on Voot with around 10 episodes. The Chinese girl is played by Monsoon Boruah.
In another Voot original series titled Untag, he appeared in the role of Sumit Razdan. He also acted in What’s your Status, streamed on Youtube.
Honest Naveen of AIB:
After giving thousands of auditions, he started participating in the open mic comedy shows. There, he used to perform all his miseries in a sarcastic way that he had faced during the auditions. AIB ‘loved’ his struggle and he got the chance to work with them.
Polishetty then appeared in many AIB sketches like, The Demonetization Circus (as an honest Chaiwaala), Chindi Crime Petrol (as Anup Phony), Man’s Best Friend (as Dr. P.K. Khadakar), Every Bollywood Party Song ft. Irrfan Khan (as late Irrfan’s manager), etc.
But he went viral for particularly the characters he played in the AIB Honest Series. His monologue (as Average Mishra) in the Honest Engineering Campus Placements gets praises all over the internet. He also appeared in some other sketches of the series including Honest Indian Weddings and Honest Bars & Restaurants.
Facts about Naveen Polishetty:
- His favorite Bollywood actor is Anil Kapoor.
- He won the 2018 Streaming award in the category of Best Actor for What’s your status.
- Polishetty is also a writer, stand-up comic, and voice-over artist.
- He is the winner of a RJ hunt contest organized by Radio City 91.1 (Hyderabad).
- He is one of the main leads of Chetan Bhagat’s Five Point Someone Play, based on the novel of the same name.
- Naveen won the Best Actor award at Dadasaheb Phalke Award South 2020.
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